EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Research Center, the research arm of the parliament, has published the results of three meetings with representatives from the private sector and business owners in the country. The report covers major hurdles from the perspective of businesses.
EghtesadOnline: Major Iranian steelmakers exported 5.08 million tons of steel during the 11 months to Feb. 19 to register a year-on-year decline of 22%, latest data released by the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization show.
EghtesadOnline: The South African government has reiterated its commitment to supporting Iran in the sanctions era despite challenges while underlining the importance of diplomacy in resolving international issues.
EghtesadOnline: Mohsen Salehinia, head of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization, says out of the 43,000 small and medium sized enterprises in industrial towns, 20% are facing recession, which means their production has come almost to a halt.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called on domestic manufacturers to enhance the quality of their products, as it could help win people’s trust and create more jobs, which are necessary to ease the pressure of sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union's newly-created special purpose vehicle aimed at facilitating legitimate trade with Iran needs time to prove effective in rescuing Iran's troubled economy under harsh American sanctions, Iranian parliamentarians said.
EghtesadOnline: The new round of US sanctions against Iran is being felt across the entire spectrum of Iran's economic sectors. One such sector is the strategic steel industry, which is currently dealing with the threat of losing its export markets—a crucial avenue through which Iran's aggressive expansion plans are being pursued.
EghtesadOnline: In light of the new round of US sanctions, there is speculation that authorities in Tehran may seek to circumvent the hostile economic restrictions with the help of blockchain and other financial and monetary technologies.
EghtesadOnline: Iraqi President Barham Salih is set to travel to the United States at the head of a delegation to negotiate exemption from sanctions on Iran, as Baghdad is trying to balance its relations with Tehran and Washington.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is exposed to a number of foreign policy challenges in the New Year mostly involving the United States’ activities, an international affairs expert said.